This is the most impressive city in the whole of Mexico, and the largest city in the Americas today. More than a quarter of all Mexicans live here, over what was once Lake Texcoco, where the Aztec first built their ancient city of Tenochtitlan, and later it became the Capitol of New Spain from 1521 until the Independence of Mexico in 1810. Programs are tailored to visit Mexico City's finest museums, art collections, famous murals, remarkable colonial art treasures, contemporary Mexican cuisine, as well as vestiges from the ancient Teotihuacan to the Aztec civilizations.
Things to See and Do in the City and Suburbs:
- Mexico's grandest museums such as Casa Azul the former home of Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera, Casa Barragan and Leon Trotsky
- The stunning Templo Mayor, a former Aztec pyramid
- Amazing murals by famous artists such as Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros and Rufino Tamayo
- The most devout of all Roman Catholic spiritual centers in Latin America, the basilica of La Virgen de Guadalupe
- Spanish language learning schools
- The National Museum of Anthropology is considered one of the world's finest Anthropology Museums
- Mariachi Plaza Garibaldi
- The floating Gardens of Xochimilco
- Imposing Modern Architecture by famous Mexican architects from Luis Barragan to Legorreta etc.
Things to See and Do, Nearby:
- Fabulous ancient cities of Teotihuacan, Malinalco, Cuicuilco and Tula
- Colonial Treasures such as Tepoztlan, Acolman etc.
- World famous clay trees of life in the small town of Metepec